Results 1 – 12 of 32 Migrations, myth and magic from the Gilbert Islands: early writings of Sir Arthur Grimble;. by Grimble, Arthur Francis Grimble, Rosemary. Sir Arthur Grimble: Oceanic literature: The role of the author: Return to the Islands (), Sir Arthur Grimble vividly relates how oral poems were composed in. Arthur Grimble (–). Writer. + Add or change photo on IMDbPro». Contribute to IMDb. Add a bio, trivia, and more. Update information for Arthur Grimble.

Author: Arashishura Doktilar
Country: Guatemala
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Personal Growth
Published (Last): 17 June 2008
Pages: 165
PDF File Size: 1.72 Mb
ePub File Size: 16.37 Mb
ISBN: 264-9-63402-862-6
Downloads: 9770
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Yozshulkis

December 1, Imprint: This is the book where he found that interesting little snippet of information. His work is only matched or close to H E Maude. No trivia or quizzes yet. Mikalina Kopytko marked it as to-read Apr 25, Leaving Time with bonus novella Larger Than Life. A great non-US Pacific read. To ask other readers questions about Return To The Islandsplease sign up. I did not see them again for seven years.

Hardcoverpages. Faithfully recalling a life now long gone on the Gilbert and Ellis Islands and by turns funny, tragic, fascinating and challenging Arthur Grimble writes with a candid, nostalgic but confident tone about his time there.

Books by Arthur Grimble. Steve rated it it was amazing Dec 16, My Dad told us that ‘burping’ after a meal was considered polite in the Gilbert and Ellice Islands.

Mar 18, Erinn rated it really liked it. Go Set a Watchman. Thanks to his open mind he writes of their behavior as diplomatic and reasonable.


You’ve successfully reported aarthur review. He started his tenure as a young man with a new wife in and remained in the islands untilalthough this book only relates his tale up to To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


My mother has allways talked fondly of the gilbertise people and the islands.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. At the Water’s Edge. Beyond the hilarious and frightening adventure stories, A Pattern of Islands is also a true testament to the life of these Pacific islanders. Jul 07, Colin Whittaker rated it really liked it.

Yet another book we were forced to read at school at a tender age and found incomprehensible. A Spool of Blue Thread. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping.

He was interested in them and wanted to find out about their way of life, so he learnt their language and talked to them, including talking to older islanders about their traditions, he fished with them, befriended them and worked with them. Feb 03, Laurie rated it really liked it Shelves: After retiring and moving to Britain inhe became a writer and broadcaster.

United States forces dislodge Japanese from enchanted atolls which loom now as stepping stones along South Sea route from Australia to Hawaii by Arthur Grimble Book 2 editions published in in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide. The funny, charming, and self-deprecating adventure story of a young man in the Pacific. Project Page Feedback Known Problems.

A shocking and compelling new crime thriller — NOT for the faint-hearted! Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


Return to Book Page. Well written book about how life was supposed to be on the British Overseas Territories back in the days. The Girl With No Name. Such a practice would, I think, improve the present-day please excuse the pun British Christmas no end. Interesting but of its time with some memorable events in the live of Colonial governorship of the Gilbert and Ellis Islands. Yada rated it it was amazing Oct 01, I had never seen an article in the news about Kiribati until a few days ago see link below.

Lists with This Book. The islands which make up modern Kiribati are so remote that most people in the world arthuur unaware of their existence. All the more reason to read this very enjoyable, well-written, humorous account of the Pacific of long ago.

Sir Arthur Grimble | scholar |

Some of you will be wondering how I could choose a memoir by an actual colonial officer as my world challenge book for Kiribati. In the Unlikely Event. Jan 04, Scott rated it it was amazing. Oct 20, Bob Newman rated it it was amazing. Seligmanpublished books of their own. Here, quite literally, lie other worlds.

This book is written on the experiances of a young colonial official in the early twentieth century.